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Celebrating a Scots dancer at V&A Dundee

V&A Dundee will open the first major exhibition on Michael Clark, the ground-breaking Scottish dancer and choreographer, on 5 March, curated and organised by Barbican,...

Hearing a voice when there is no-one speaking

The Edinburgh International Book Festival is to presented the first rehearsed reading of a fascinating project. Seven years after the Edinburgh International Book Festival worked...
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Get ready to celebrate a braw Chinese New Year

Edinburgh’s Chinese New Year Festival is ready to roar into the Year of the Tiger. Organisers of Edinburgh’s Chinese New Year Festival habe announced a...
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New accredited training programme for gamekeepers

Two training days for gamekeepers are scheduled for Scotland this spring. In 2021 and in response to the increased importance of best practice and the...

Scotland in the cold light of day

Landscape photographer Dougie Cunningham captures the bleak beauty of Scotland’s winters. Bitter winters consisting of long nights and cold, short days might not be everyone’s...
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Sir Harry Lauder – a treasure or an embarrassment?

To many people he was a national icon but for others he was an embarrassment – and even today Sir Harry Lauder splits opinion. It...

WHISKY

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT
SCOTLAND'S NATIONAL DRINK

Since its humble beginnings nearly ten years ago, the distillery has generated £50,000 for the local community.

GlenWyvis: World’s first fully community owned distillery offers whisky lovers chance to buy shares

In 2015, former Army Air Corps helicopter pilot John McKenzie decided to bring whisky back to Dingwall after a 90 year absence. His idea was...
HRH Prince Charles with Ian Urquhart Signing First Cask at Benromach.

Former Gordon & MacPhail chief Ian Urquhart dies following an illness

Scotch whisky legend Ian Urquhart has died aged 76. The Moray based businessman died peacefully on 15 March after an illness, with his family by...
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Charles Maclean: Whisky writer launches new charity dram with his sons

Scotland's leading whisky writer Charles Maclean has launched a new dram - and every bottle sold will give at least one person clean water for...
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Me and My Dram, Tom Kitchin: ‘You have to be in the right moment to enjoy whisky, that’s the magic of it’

Following a rocky start, celebrity chef Tom Kitchin has fostered an enduring love for whisky, finds Morag Bootland. He sits down with us for the latest...
The first legal dram from the Outer Hebridean Isle of Harris, The Hearach offers an elegant single malt, with fruit and floral notes and a long, slightly smoky, finish.

Isle of Harris: Distillery releases four new batches of the long awaited Hearach whisky

Last year the first batches of the long awaited Isle of Harris whisky sold out in less than five hours – after more than 25,000...
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Rosebank Distillery: ‘King of the Lowlands’ ready to re-open with 100-year-old mill still used in whisky production

It was closed three decades ago in 1993, but now the ‘King of the Lowlands’, Rosebank Distillery is to reopen.  The historic distillery has been...